Posts Tagged ‘racism’

Haiku Trilogy: Racism, Iowa Style

February 3, 2018

“Old Navy asks black – man to buy the jacket he – wore into the store”

“At Old Navy we’re – not prejudiced; we just think – black people steal stuff”

“If you go shopping – while black in Des Moines prepare – to be profiled”

https://www.theroot.com/iowa-man-says-he-was-racially-profiled-by-old-navy-empl-1822622151

Haiku Quintet, Fear And Hate In The Heartland

January 31, 2018

“Racism rears its – ugly head at Iowa – high school basketball”

“Spencer students chant – racist hatred at Storm Lake – basketball players”

“White privilege and – racist leaders enable – teens to fear and hate”

“Art Cullen, the Sage – of Storm Lake, speaks out against – racists and hatred”

“America needs – to dump Trump and Iowa – needs to dump Steve King”

http://www.stormlake.com/articles/2018/01/24/how-did-we-get-here

Haiku, Rednecks Ban Mockingbird

October 14, 2017

“Neither compassion – nor empathy are allowed – in Biloxi schools”

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/national/article178586336.html

Haiku, Welcome Back Dude

October 13, 2017

“Eminem becomes – relevant again with an – artful bash of Trump”

http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/11/entertainment/eminem-storm-full-lyrics/index.html

Haiku, McJustice

September 18, 2017

“Would you like some fries – with that St. Louis justice – the Courts are serving?”

http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/09/15/this_judge_s_excuses_for_acquitting_jason_stockley_of_murder_are_pathetic.html

Haiku Duet: Sheetcake It, Baby

August 18, 2017

“Tina Fey is a – national treasure; let’s all – stress eat someĀ #sheetcake

“What doesn’t Trump get – about Raiders of the Lost – Ark? Nazis are bad”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/08/18/tina-fey-urges-americans-stay-home-from-neo-nazi-rallies-eat-a-sheet-cake-instead/?utm_term=.eaab203dac4d

Haiku Trilogy, We Still Have A Long Way To Go

April 17, 2017

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/brief/212727/bryan-stevenson

1. “Amendment thirteen – abolished slavery not – racism or hate”

2. “Racist symbols like – lawn jockeys and Redskins gear – are still made and sold”

3. “Star Trek’s Uhura – first black recurring role not – a servant or slave”

Haiku Duet, The Peoples Manifesto

March 30, 2017

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/03/29/women-hillary-clinton-among-them-stand-up-for-april-ryan-maxine-waters-they-were-simply-doing-their-jobs/?utm_term=.4a1fb566e37d

“End sexism, end – racism, end hatred, end – white male privilege”

“We make believe we – live in a democracy – but it’s a rigged game”

Haiku, Welcome To Trumpistan

February 25, 2017

“Racist hate thrives on – suburban cul-de-sacs in – Trump’s America”

Haiku, Don’t Put A Racist In Charge Of Justice

January 3, 2017

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/more-than-1100-law-school-professors-nationwide-oppose-sessionss-nomination-as-attorney-general/2017/01/03/dbf55750-d1cc-11e6-a783-cd3fa950f2fd_story.html?utm_term=.998e3e2ee5b7

“Props to the law school – professors who oppose a – racist for AG”